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20 Weight-Loss Mistakes You Make In the Gym (PLUS a “Big Picture” Wrap-Up!)

#1: You Always Do Cardio Cardio is important, but it’s not the only important exercise! If you only ever do cardio, you never build muscle and your metabolism won’t improve.

14 Top Reasons Women Don’t Want To Have Sex (And 20 Things To Do About It!)

1. You Keep the Same Sex Schedule, Week In, Week Out Don’t save sex for late night only. Getting it on when you first wake up might seem like the opposite of sexy because, well, morning breath, and also, how unforgiving is stark daylight?  But it’s a great opportunity to connect before the start of a busy day—when you have all the energy you need for a good romp.  Plus, both of your testosterone levels peak in the early morning, so you can bet that he’ll be so turned on that you’re turned on that he won’t even notice your bedhead.   Daytime sex in general can reignite your passion because...

How To Be More Powerfully In Control Of Your Choices By Living Without Apology (What YOU Think Of Me Is None Of My Business)

“If you’re feeling like you’re living apologetically, then it’s useful to understand that in all likelihood this is something you learned to do a long time ago. There’s no reason to dwell on the fact, but it is often helpful to understand that the belief system behind feeling this way originated a long time ago, in a childhood far, far away….” The title of this article is one of my favorite sayings, and it’s the perfect introduction to answer a great question I received the other day. Here’s the question: “In module 9 of the Point of No Return Program on food and...

Can Too Many Dark Leafy Greens Be Bad For Your Health?

Can Leafy Greens Like Spinach Cause Problems? This is a question we get frequently at PEERtrainer. Since we’re such large supporters of a nutrient-dense, vegetable-rich diet, and highly encourage loading up on dark leafy greens, it can throw people for a loop when they read elsewhere that this may be harmful! Whenever I see this question, I always know that the root concern about these great vegetables is their oxalate content. Oxalate is a compound found in a number of vegetables and other plant-based foods. What oxalate does is bind the minerals in these same foods and render them...

The 25 BEST Tips of All Time for Losing Weight

Tip #1: You Are Successful in MANY Other Areas Of Your Life- Leverage That! You are successful right now in other areas of your life. Take a second and think about that. Think about the areas in your life you are doing great! Are you a great parent, employer, employee? Did you get an advanced degree? You know how to succeed, so stop thinking that weight loss is somehow different. It isn’t!

Nutrition

Can Too Many Dark Leafy Greens Be Bad For Your Health?

Can Leafy Greens Like Spinach Cause Problems? This is a question we get frequently at PEERtrainer. Since we’re such large supporters of a nutrient-dense, vegetable-rich...

The Top 10 Myths Of The Paleo Diet Exposed

Myth #10: Beans Are Bad For You The Paleo Diet would have you believe that beans are chock full of antinutrients and will destroy your health. The truth is that beans are an...

What Is The Difference Between Fibermend and Medibulk?

The primary difference is the source of fiber. The Fibermend uses a fiber called “hydrolyzed guar gum”–basically, you take regular guar gum and break the...

Health

20 Weight-Loss Mistakes You Make In the Gym (PLUS a “Big Picture” Wrap-Up!)

#1: You Always Do Cardio Cardio is important, but it’s not the only important exercise! If you only ever do cardio, you never build muscle and your metabolism...

The 25 BEST Tips of All Time for Losing Weight

Tip #1: You Are Successful in MANY Other Areas Of Your Life- Leverage That! You are successful right now in other areas of your life. Take a second and think about that. Think...

20 Foods To Avoid or Eat For Healthy and Supple Skin

AVOID: Most (but Not All) Dairy Foods After the age of 5, most people stop producing the enzyme that breaks down the lactose in milk. When undigested milk enters the...